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Basle,

Switzerland: see BaselBasel
or Basle
, Fr. Bâle, canton, N Switzerland, bordering on France and Germany. It is bounded in the N by the Rhine River (which becomes navigable in the canton) and in the S by the Jura Mts.
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Basle

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1. a canton of NW Switzerland, divided into the demicantons of Basle-Landschaft and Basle-Stadt. Pops.: 263 200 and 186 900 (2002 est.). Areas: 427 sq. km (165 sq. miles) and 36 sq. km (14 sq. miles) respectively
2. a city in NW Switzerland, capital of Basle canton, on the Rhine: oldest university in Switzerland. Pop.: 165 000 (2002 est.)
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They are also available from the Basle Committee's Secretariat at the BIS and from the Basle Committee member bank supervisory authorities and central banks.
No two games of football are ever the same and maybe Tottenham will give Basle more respect in this return leg, but on the evidence of that first match there is value to be had in taking the 6-4 about the hosts.
It has been estimated that about 30,000 people travel from Alsace to their workplace in Basle daily, and it is expected that a significant proportion will switch to the new tram link particularly when a new park-and-ride facility with 740 parking places, which is being built next to St Louis station as part of the project, opens in spring 2018.
Basle were unbeaten on their two previous visits to Old Trafford but the Swiss champions never looked like getting anything out of Tuesday's encounter.
At the very least they should have come away from Basle with a point and a clean sheet at the Bernabeu was not beyond their reach.
Under the Basle 3 environment, bank's capital is directly proportional to its risk.
Liverpool never really threatened Tomas Vaclik in the Basle goal and that was not just down to the absence of Sturridge, who has missed the last six matches with a thigh injury but could return against West Brom at the weekend.
Basle grew in confidence and stature as the game wore on though the match was over by half-time, so it was hard to assess their performance.
This season, in the premier tournament, Basle have exacted a semblance of revenge.
The last time Chelsea lost a Champions League group match at Stamford Bridge was against Besiktas on October 1, 2003, and Basle thoroughly merited being the team who brought the near 10-year, 29-match run to an end.
Probably we have to go to win at Basle to compensate for the defeat today.
Bayern now have a quarter-final ahead of them, while Basle last night had a long journey home.